The Mendip School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary & Secondary
Post 16
Special school
PUPILS
144
AGES
4 - 19
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Free schools special

How Does The School Perform?

4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.08
Ofsted Inspection
(12/7/18)
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91%
NATIONAL AVG. 93%
Happiness Rating

Ofsted Parent View

6.9:1
NATIONAL AVG. 20.7:1
Pupil/Teacher ratio
26.6%
NATIONAL AVG. 8.2%
Persistent Absence
3.5%
NATIONAL AVG. 20.9%
Pupils first language
not English
34.1%
NATIONAL AVG. 20.8%
Free school meals
Edmund Rack Road
Prestleigh
Shepton Mallet
BA4 4FZ
01749838040

School Description

The Mendip School opened as a free school in September 2015. It opened using temporary accommodation and moved to the permanent site in Shepton Mallet in September 2016. It is part of The Partnership Trust, made up of eight schools, including a national support and teaching school. A board of trustees delegates responsibility for the management of the school to a local governing body. The executive principal is also principal at a nearby special school within the same trust, Fosse Way School. A head of school manages The Mendip School on a day-to-day basis. The school aims to cater for pupils who have autism spectrum disorder and speech, language and communication needs. The school currently has too few pupils in the early years and the sixth form to form part of this report. Students who are currently in the sixth form mainly receive their education at Fosse Way special school.

The Mendip School Parent Reviews



91% Parents Recommend This School
Strongly Agree 70% Agree 21% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 9% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>70, "agree"=>21, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>9, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 33 responses up to 22-03-2019
Strongly Agree 76% Agree 9% Disagree 3% Strongly Disagree 3% Don't Know 9% {"strongly_agree"=>76, "agree"=>9, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>3, "dont_know"=>9} Figures based on 33 responses up to 22-03-2019
Strongly Agree 45% Agree 36% Disagree 3% Strongly Disagree 9% Don't Know 6% {"strongly_agree"=>45, "agree"=>36, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>9, "dont_know"=>6} Figures based on 33 responses up to 22-03-2019
Strongly Agree 70% Agree 21% Disagree 3% Strongly Disagree 6% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>70, "agree"=>21, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>6, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 33 responses up to 22-03-2019
Strongly Agree 58% Agree 30% Disagree 6% Strongly Disagree 6% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>58, "agree"=>30, "disagree"=>6, "strongly_disagree"=>6, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 33 responses up to 22-03-2019
Strongly Agree 18% Agree 30% Disagree 15% Strongly Disagree 12% Don't Know 24% {"strongly_agree"=>18, "agree"=>30, "disagree"=>15, "strongly_disagree"=>12, "dont_know"=>24} Figures based on 33 responses up to 22-03-2019
Strongly Agree 61% Agree 27% Disagree 12% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>61, "agree"=>27, "disagree"=>12, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 33 responses up to 22-03-2019
Strongly Agree 48% Agree 18% Disagree 6% Strongly Disagree 3% Don't Know 24% {"strongly_agree"=>48, "agree"=>18, "disagree"=>6, "strongly_disagree"=>3, "dont_know"=>24} Figures based on 33 responses up to 22-03-2019
Strongly Agree 73% Agree 12% Disagree 6% Strongly Disagree 6% Don't Know 3% {"strongly_agree"=>73, "agree"=>12, "disagree"=>6, "strongly_disagree"=>6, "dont_know"=>3} Figures based on 33 responses up to 22-03-2019
Strongly Agree 64% Agree 24% Disagree 6% Strongly Disagree 6% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>64, "agree"=>24, "disagree"=>6, "strongly_disagree"=>6, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 33 responses up to 22-03-2019
Strongly Agree 52% Agree 30% Disagree 9% Strongly Disagree 9% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>52, "agree"=>30, "disagree"=>9, "strongly_disagree"=>9, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 33 responses up to 22-03-2019
Yes 91% No 9% {"yes"=>91, "no"=>9} Figures based on 33 responses up to 22-03-2019

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